‘Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins’ Trailer Puts the Spotlight on a Texan Firebrand

Molly Ivins, the consistently acerbic and witty liberal journalist whose writings and interviews have continued to influence myriad journalists and political pundits has been given the documentary treatment with Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins. An official selection of Sundance, the film traces her early roots writing for the Texas Observer to writing for The New York Times and The Washington Post while staying true to her southern heritage, all while keeping her liberal convictions intact regardless of criticism or attacks on her person.

Ahead of a release starting in NYC on September 6, the film will have a special one-night screening at the Alamo Drafthouse in South Lamar, Austin TX on August 28, to be followed by a panel discussion with the director Janice Engel, Richard Linklater, Jim Hightower, and Emily Ramshaw. The panel will be livestreamed to Drafthouse locations across Texas that same night and full runs
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